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Feargal Sharkey - 100% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sean Feargal Sharkey, 13 August 1958, Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Sharkey first found fame as the lead singer of the Undertones, whose singles provided some of the best punk pop of the late 70s. The band eventually fell apart in 1983, after which Sharkey teamed up with Vince Clarke in the short-lived Assembly. The plaintive ‘Never Never’ was a Top 5 hit for the Read more

The Waterboys - 86% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed by former fanzine writer Mike Scott (Michael Scott, 14 December 1958, Edinburgh, Scotland; vocals), the Waterboys evolved from Another Pretty Face, which included John Caldwell (guitar) and a frequently changing line-up from 1979-81. A series of failed projects, including the two-piece Funhouse, followed before Scott formed the Waterboys. Borrowing the name from a lin Read more

Big Country - 54% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stuart Adamson (William Stuart Adamson, 11 April 1958, Manchester, England, d. 16 December 2001, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA; guitar/vocals) formed Big Country in June 1981 upon his departure from Scottish new wave outfit the Skids. His first recruit was childhood friend Bruce Watson (b. 11 March 1961, Timmins, Ontario, Canada; guitar), but early plans to work solely as a studio e Read more

Christy Moore - 53% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 May 1945, Prosperous, Co. Kildare, Eire. Moore’s beginnings were fairly typical for a solo folk performer in the 60s: playing the club circuit in Eire, subsequently doing likewise in England while in between working on building sites and road gangs. Influenced by the American styles of Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and the British folk giant, Ewan MacColl, Moore performed Read more

Bob Geldof - 52% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Documentaries Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof, 5 October 1951, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Eire. Geldof initially entered the music scene as a journalist on Canada’s premier underground rock journalGeorgia Straight. Further experience with the New Musical Express and Melody Maker sharpened his prose and upon returning to Dublin, he formed the band Nightlife Thugs, which subsequen Read more

Joe Jackson - 52% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 August 1954, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, England. Having learned violin and piano as a teenager in Portsmouth, Jackson gained a place to study piano, percussion, composition and orchestration at London’s Royal Academy of Music. After leaving college in 1974 he joined the covers band Edward Bear. The line-up of Jackson, Mark Andrews (vocals) and Graham Maby (bas Read more

The Proclaimers - 47% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Scottish duo, who specialize in melodic folk pop, comprises identical twins Craig and Charlie Reid (5 March 1962, Leith, Scotland) The brothers spent their childhood in Edinburgh, Cornwall and Auchtermuchty in Fife, and formed the Proclaimers in 1983. They had an early UK hit in 1987 with the Gerry Rafferty -produced ‘Letter From America’, whose belligerent ha Read more

The Bluebells - 44% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This Scottish quintet was formed in 1982, and originally comprised brothers David McCluskey (13 January 1964; drums) and Ken McCluskey (b. 8 February 1962; vocals, harmonica), plus Robert ‘Bobby Bluebell’ Hodgens (b. 6 June 1959; vocals, guitar), Russell Irvine (guitar) and Lawrence Donegan (bass). The latter two were later replaced, respectively, by Craig Gannon ( Read more

The Pogues - 43% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The London, England-based punk scene of the late 70s inspired some unusual intermingling of styles and the Pogues (then known as Pogue Mahone) performed punky versions of traditional Irish folk songs in pubs throughout the capital. The line-up for their first gig at The Pindar Of Wakefield on 4 October 1982 featured singer Shane MacGowan (25 December 1957, Tunbridge Wells, K Read more

ABC - 40% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Purveyors of ‘perfect pop’ in the early 80s, ABC’s sound has always been dominated by the stunning vocal range and lyrical songwriting skills of lead singer Martin Fry (9 March 1958, Manchester, England). The band was formed after Fry had interviewed Mark White (b. 1 April 1961, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England; guitar) and Stephen Singleton (b. 17 April 1959, Sh Read more

The Corrs - 40% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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One of Ireland’s most successful pop exports of the 90s, family group the Corrs comprise Jim (31 July 1964, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Eire; guitar, keyboards, backing vocals), Sharon (b. 24 March 1970, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Eire; violin/vocals), Caroline (b. 17 March 1973, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Eire; drums, bodhrán, keyboards, vocals) and Andrea (b. 17 May 1974, Dundalk, C Read more

Crowded House - 38% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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After the break up of Split Enz at the end of 1984, one of its major songwriters, Neil Finn (27 May 1958, Te Awamutu, New Zealand; guitar/vocals), along with latter-day Split Enz drummer Paul Hester (b. 8 January 1959, Melbourne, Australia, d. 26 March 2005, Melbourne, Australia), Nick Seymour (b. Nicholas More Seymour, 9 December 1958, Benalla, Victoria, Australia; bass) an Read more

Dexy's Midnight Runners - 38% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Conceived by the uncompromising Kevin Rowland (17 August 1953, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England; vocals/guitar), Dexys Midnight Runners proved one of the most original, eclectic and fascinating UK bands to achieve success in the 80s. Their career was marked by a series of broken contracts, band upheavals, total changes of image, diverse musical forays and an often bitte Read more

Simple Minds - 38% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Timeless and epochal, Simple Minds was formed in January 1978 by Jim Kerr (9 July 1959, Glasgow, Scotland; vocals), Charlie Burchill (b. 27 November 1959, Glasgow, Scotland; guitar), Tony Donald (bass) and Brian McGee (drums). They rose out of the ashes of Glasgow punk outfit Johnny And The Self-Abusers who, in true anarchic fashion, deliberately folded on the day their debu Read more

Steve Winwood - 38% match to Hothouse Flowers

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stephen Lawrence Winwood, 12 May 1948, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Steve and his older brother Muff Winwood were born into a family with parents who encouraged musical evenings at their home. Steve was playing guitar with Muff and their father in the Ron Atkinson Band at the age of eight, soon after he mastered drums and piano. The multi-talented Winwood first achieve Read more


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